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chardonnay reserve

Origen
Sub-region: Maule Valley
Soil: Sandy loam
Alcohol: 14%
Total acidity: 5.5 g/L
Residual sugar: 2 g/L
Climate
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Cool temperate climate with a Mediterranean rainfall regime, moderately warm
summers (influence of the Andes mountains) and very rainy winters.


Soil
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Shallow alluvial solls of sandy loam, brownish-gray, rocky; subso1l composed of boulders and rounded rocks in sandy matrix.


Viticulture
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Age of vines: 8 years
Vine management system: Trellis
Density: 3,330 plants/hectare (1,350 plants/acre)
Yield: 10 tons/hectare (4 metric tons/acre)
Harvest method: Hand picking, with double selection in vineyard, in the first half of' March.
Vinification
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Fermentation: Starts with active dry yeast (Cerevisiae); temperature 16-18 degrees Celsius (6]-64 Fahrenheit); fermentation with French oak staves; final fermentation with aeration.
Aging: Batonnaqe with ñne lees during two months.

Tasting Notes
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Appearance: Straw yellow with gold híghlights.
Nose: Intense nose of pineapple, vanilla and almond blossoms. In mouth: Mouth entry fresh; round ín the middle-mouth with notes of citrus and pineapple; a long fînish.
Pairing recommendation: Curried chicken, sweet-and-sour dishes.